One of the most renowned and respected writers on spirituality in the world, Thomas Moore has written extensively on the challenge of living authentically. Here, he has gathered together 50 fresh interpretations of living with originality rather than conformity. There is an edge to these writings, as he counters the prevailing assumptions of the day, offering striking unorthodox views on what is virtuous and healthy and opening up possibilities for a renewal of the way we live socially and in our personal lives. Among his observations:
It isn't enough to be tolerant; one has to love differences among people
It is at least as important to regress as it is to "grow"
An inviting, open heart is always more important than understanding
Moore's challenging, inspiring interpretations are accompanied by striking woodcut drawings by John Hanley and have sold more than 2.5 million copies.